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Middles

Since I wrote about beginnings and endings, I should say a few words about the middle of a story, or “what else could go wrong?” A good beginning and a good ending are all well and good, but you also

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Reference Books

No matter what you are writing good reference books are essential. They might be in a library that you have to travel to or on the internet, but at some point a writer will need to use a reference book.

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Finding the Balance

Life is a balancing act. You have to balance work and play, work and family, diet and exercise and for me, at least, work and writing. Even in writing, there is a balancing act that authors do when writing fiction.

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Finding Your Balance

Life is a balancing act. You have to balance work and play, work and family, diet and exercise and for me, at least, work and writing. Even in writing, there is a balancing act that authors do when writing fiction.

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Health Assessment and Writing

I recently moved from one employer to another. I didn’t change jobs, I just got hired in as a permanent employee at the job. That meant that my health insurance changed. They want me to complete an online health assessment.

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Revision

Getting the story down on paper is the easier part. That sounds counter intuitive, but in my case, it’s true. I usually have a lot of talking heads. In the very first read through of the story, after I have

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Publication Announcement

Regular readers of my blog know about the story that I have been posting here over the past few months. It follows the investigation of a cat serial killer and the team of investigators who investigated the crimes and brought

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